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And unto hard rubbish ye shall return.

February 14, 2023 - 15:24 -- Admin

I had a bit of a day yesterday. I was scheduled to visit my dermo to get a bunch of stitches pulled after a skin cancer excision about two weeks ago. There were a lot of stitches, and I was looking forward to seeing them out. Unfortunately, they were infected, so my five-minute visit turned into one-and-a-half hours of faffing around and a prescription for some antibiotics. I may have to go back again next week because I had a second growth that turned out to be a subdermal carcinoma.

The Silence

February 14, 2023 - 10:24 -- Admin

Jason Lambright has a great piece over on his Patreon that he’s made free. It’s a chapter and character analysis from his latest book, but worth reading on its own because of the way he discusses trauma and what separates soldiers from the rest of us.

It wasn't until the 1980s that the US Department of Veteran's Affairs recognized Post Traumatic Stress Disorder as a legit disability.

Somewhat unimpressed with my cheap, shitty paring knife.

February 6, 2023 - 12:59 -- Admin

We were given a half-decent knife block as a wedding present a long time ago, and over the last year or so I’ve gradually been replacing the knives as the handles die. I’ll confess to buying cheap arse replacements. I’m not a chef. I don’t mind sharpening the blades. I’m not gonna drop five hundred dollarydoos on new ones.

But this is ridonkulus. The steel is fine but the new handle split after a couple of months.